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Retrieving the COM class factory failed due to the following error: 80004005 Unspecified error (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80004005 (E_FAIL))

Last Update: 7/21/2017 11:34 AM
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​​​Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {29131539-2EED-1069-BF5D-00DD011186B7} failed due to the following error: 80004005 Unspecified error (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80004005 (E_FAIL)).

Resolution:

This is an error thrown from the IBM Lotus Notes Client Library. Because it is caused by the IBM Lotus Notes Client Library, we are unable to create a fix. However, we have found that, in some cases, one of the following actions may help to resolve this error:

  • ​​Restart the Extractor machine, and resubmit migrations.​​​​​
  • ​​​Uninstall the IBM Lotus Notes Client using the IBM Notes Install Cleanup Executable (NICE)​ tool, reinstall the most recent IBM Lotus Notes Client, and then resubmit migrations.​​​​​